Takayama Jinya is a former local government office and the only one of its kind remaining in Japan. Takayama Jinya is a designated historical landmark.
Takayama Jinya is a former local government office originally built in 1692 and rebuilt in 1816 under Tokugawa Shogunate. Takayama Jinya administered the Hida Province. Although there were 60 regional headquarters and sub-headquarters during the Edo period, the Takayama Jinya is the only one existing today and as such is now cover by protective ordinances as a historical asset. Takayama Jinya has been restore to its configuration in the Edo Period.
Takayama Jinya consists of Public Administration Office, Public Affairs Office, Grand Hall and Messengers Hall and they are all in their original condition. The Rice Storehouse that was used to store the Rice collected as a tax, was built in the 1600's, and is presently used as an exhibition space, displaying original items.
Takayama Jinya is located in central Takayama
and only a ten minute walk East from JR Takayama Station. See our
Takayama Map for detailed locations.
Open: 8:45am - 5pm, 7 days a week
Admission: 420 yen
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